city council member resume example with 15+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

A 911 Dispatcher and a City Council Member who is a semester away from completing her Master's Degree in Public Administration with a concentration in Emergency Management. Has a in depth understanding of the Comprehensive Emergency Management System and exceptional people skills. Desires a challenging role in the Emergency Management Field.

  • Results-oriented
  • Quick learner
  • Computer proficient
  • Training and development
  • Public policy background
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Extremely organized
  • Collaborative team member
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent research skills
  • Demonstrated strong communication skills through my role as a City Council Member and 911 Dispatcher.
  • Responsible for a collaborative creative design for a prominent training program.
2013 to Current
City Council Member City Of Potterville City, STATE,
  • Regularly and thoroughly prepares for each City Council meeting.
  • Acts as a liaison between the City and the general public.
  • Establishes and modifies goals and objectives for the City.
  • Reviews and approves an annual budget.
  • Reviews and approves capital improvement programs for the City.
  • Sets and interprets rules governing its own proceedings.
  • Appoints the City Manager and City Clerk, as well evaluates their performance annually.
  • Serves on the Public Safety, Communications, Animal Ordinance, and the International Renters Association committees.
2006 to Current
911 Dispatcher/Communications Training Officer Eaton County Central Dispatch City, STATE,
  • Direct supervisor for probationary dispatchers.
  • Performs Emergency Medical Dispatch instructions (EMD).
  • Answers emergency and non-emergency calls using a multi-line phone system and TTY.
  • Works with OSSI CAD program, multi-frequency radios, and LEIN.
  • Dispatches Police, Fire and EMS Agencies.
  • Performs on the job training for probationary dispatchers.
  • Worked collaboratively to design a prominent training program.
  • Member of the Telecommunicator Emergency Response Taskforce.
  • Member of the Critical Incident Dispatch Team.
  • Certified in CPR, First Aid and Automated External Defibrillator.
09/2005 to 09/2006
Pediatric Ophthalmic Technician/ LASIK Technician TLC Eye Care & Laser Eye Center City, STATE,
  • Worked with young children and adults to meet their vision needs.
Expected in Present
Master's of Public Administration: Emergency Management
Jacksonville State University - Jacksonville, AL

3.6 GPA

Coursework in Foundations in Emergency Management, Hazard Mitigation, Emergency Preparedness, Disaster Response, Disaster Recovery, Terrorism and Homeland Security, Foundations in Public Administration, Public Finance, Administration Leadership and Ethics, Research Methods in Public Administration, and The Analysis of Policy.

Expected in May 2005
Bachelor's of Science: Elementary Education
Ferris State University - Big Rapids, MI

3.5 GPA

Minor in Social Studies and Biology

Member of the Ferris State Women's Soccer Team

Expected in May 2001
High School Diploma: General Education
Portage Central High School - Portage, MI
Professional Affiliations
  • Member of the Michigan Emergency Management Association
  • Member of the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials

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School Attended

  • Jacksonville State University
  • Ferris State University
  • Portage Central High School

Job Titles Held:

  • City Council Member
  • 911 Dispatcher/Communications Training Officer
  • Pediatric Ophthalmic Technician/ LASIK Technician


  • Master's of Public Administration
  • Bachelor's of Science
  • High School Diploma

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